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Thursday Sep 18 | via WRUF-AM Gainesville
Cedric Sherrod Smith, Jr., who is believed to be involved with one of the four drive-by shootings that occurred in Marion County, Fla., last week. Cedric Sherrod Smith was taken into custody earlier today for one charge of Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling, according to an Ocala Police Department press-release. Comment?
Friday Sep 12 | via WTLV
Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: Police say the children were shot as they slept at around 2 a.m. in the second of two suspected drive-by shootings in northwest Ocala early Friday. Comment?
Friday Sep 12 | via WRUF-AM Gainesville
Two children, ages 4 and 8, were injured in a drive-by shooting in Marion County on Friday around 2:10 a.m. at 1111 NW 3rd St in Ocala. According to the Ocala Police Department, Ocala Fire Rescue responded and transported the injured children to the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital for treatment. Comment?
Friday Sep 12 | via News Talk Florida
The Ocala Police Department responded to what officers are calling a drive-by shooting at 1910 NW 26th Avenue. The incident occurred at 1:47 a.m. Friday morning. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via Click Orlando
Two teens have been cited for sexting after police said they shared a nude photo of a girl while in class at West Port High School. The boys, 14 and 15, were cited under Florida's sexting statute, which makes a first-time offense a civil infraction and not a crime for minors. Comment?
Friday Sep 5 | via WRUF-AM Gainesville
The University of Florida Police Department is working with the Boynton Beach Police Department to investigate a series of disturbing YouTube videos that may also be connected to a spoof Facebook page impersonating a Florida State University student. UFPD Detective Jeff Moran said Thomas Carney III of Boynton Beach is being investigated by Boynton Beach police as well as the FBI for posting the videos. Comment?
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